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Hale Smith

Personal Biography:



American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Prize (1988)


Compositions for Winds:

Recitative and aria (1995) for English Horn, and Band

March and fanfare for an elegant lady (1986) for Band

Solemn music (1979) for Organ, and Brass Ensemble

Variations for six players (1975) for Woodwind Quintet, and Piano

Somersault: a twelve-tone adventure (1974) for Band

Exchanges (1972) for Trumpet and Band

Trinal Dance (1968) for Band

Expansions (1967) for Band

Take a Chance; an aleatoric episode (1964) for Band

2 Love songs of John Donne (1958) for High Voice, Woodwind Quintet and String Quartet

Abide with me for Band

Allison for Jazz Ensemble

Ask your mama for Soprano, Baritone, and Jazz Ensemble

Castle house rag for Band

Feria for Woodwind Quintet

Pastoral for Woodwind Ensemble

Piece for Alto Saxophone/Trumpet, and Band, or Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion

Samba dees Days for Band

A ternion of seasons for Narrator, Woodwind Quintet, Brass Quintet, and Percussion